Kick-off of the G20 Multi-Stakeholder Conference “Digitalisation: Policies for a Digital Future”
In the run-up to the G20 Digital Ministers Meeting, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy organised a G20 Multi Stakeholder Conference on 6 April 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany. After an introduction by moderator Sarah Kelly, Brigitte Zypries, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, stressed that shaping global digitalization means to include everybody so that it helps provide opportunities and prosperity for everyone. Further welcome remarks were delivered by the Mayor of Düsseldorf, Thomas Geisel, and Franz-Josef Lersch-Mense, State Minister for Federal and European Affairs and Media of North Rhine-Westphalia.